IRVING, NY - Myrtle M. Bossman Cornelius, 91, of TLC Lakeshore Healthcare in Irving, formerly of Cassadaga and Randolph, passed away Friday (October 12, 2012) in the Home. She was born November 18, 1920 in Dunkirk, NY the daughter of the late Charles G. and Mary J. Westphal Bossman. During her childhood she lived in Cassadaga and Randolph. On April 12, 1940 she married Donald G. Cornelius, and on May 22, 1945 gave birth to their only child, Floyd Charles Cornelius. Myrtle was a faithful house wife and mother. She worked as a waitress for several restaurants in Randolph and was a childcare provider for local families. She is survived by her son, Floyd Charles Cornelius and his wife Marbeth Davis of Silver Creek; two grandchildren; Jennifer Rhodes and husband Jason of Forestville and Stacie Chapman and husband Brian of Union City, Pa.; five great grandchildren; two sisters, Catherine Bromley of Jamestown and Marian Berg of Randolph; a brother, Valentine Charles Bossman of Randolph. She was preceded in death by her husband
Donald in 1994, a sister, Dorothy Pauley and brothers, Frederic and Warren Bossman. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday (October 18, 2012) in the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church Street, Randolph, NY, from where funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m. The Rev. Rodney Mileham will officiate. Burial will follow in the Randolph Cemetery. To leave a condolence, log onto ww.vanrensselaerandsonfuneralhome.com.
Memorials may be sent to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Carlton Street, Buffalo, NY 14263 or the TLC Health Care Amber Unit, Route 5 & 20, Irving, NY
Myrtle M. Bossman Cornelius